When James Hackett, Drumgor Heights, Craigavon, stepped into the dock he had a packed holdall with him.
He was sentenced to a total of eights months in custody for a series of offences which included a knife attack on a man.
Hacket had admitted disorderly behaviour and resisting a constable on July 12 this year at Churchill Park in Portadown.
For each offence he was given two months in prison.
He pleaded guilty to making a threat to kill, assault occasioning actual bodily harm and unlawful possession of a knife at Ballyoran Park in Portadown on August 16.
For the threat to kill and assault he was given six months and sentenced to a concurrent four month term for possession of the knife.
The court heard that on August 16 the defendant ran at the injured party with a knife threatening to kill him. He threw him to the ground and attacked him.
The victim received cuts to his ear and skull.
On July 12 police were called to a domestic dispute. Hackett threw a punch at an officer and it took three officers to restrain him.
Mr Brendan Hagan, representing the defendant, said that his client was somewhat fatalistic as he had brought a bag with him.
He added that Hackett knew the injured party and there was some animosity between them.
Mr Hagan explained that the defendant had been drinking heavily at a friend’s house when he saw the injured party and decided to scare him.
On July 12 Mr Hagan said Hackett was intoxicated.